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Matthew J. Norton


K&L Gates

Included in Chambers and Partners USA, The Best Lawyers in America and has a Martindale Hubbell AV Rating

Member of the ULI South Carolina Governance Committee and Vice Chair of the ULI Recreational Development Council

As lead practice area leader with K&L Gates, Matthew Norton represents clients in structuring and documenting resort, urban, and other planned and mixed-use communities. These have included condominiums, condo hotels, shared ownership products, private clubs, golf courses, hotels, beach amenities and clubs, marinas, spas and public use spaces. Norton is the founding partner of the firm’s Charleston, SC office, where he spearheads the firm’s global resort, hospitality and leisure practice area.

Norton is included in Chambers and Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America, South Carolina Super Lawyers list, and maintains a Martindale Hubbell AV Rating. He has also been the author of the South Carolina chapter of the Chambers Real Estate USA Regional Guide since 2019.

He is very active in the Urban Land Institute, where he is currently a member of the ULI South Carolina Governance Committee and Vice Chair of the ULI Recreational Development Council (Red Flight). Norton is also a founding Advisory Board Member of the HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS).

Norton received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as the South Carolina Law Review’s editor-in-chief.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Matthew Norton with Connect CRE’s 2023 Atlanta & Southeast Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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